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Meghan Wally wins UNC Charlotte Health Academy Student Paper Contest and Graduate Research Symposium Poster Session
April 28, 2015

MSPH Student, Meghan Wally, recently won the UNC Charlotte Health Academy Master's Student Paper Contest with her thesis, entitled "The Association between Preconception Care Receipt and the Timeliness and Adequacy of Prenatal Care: An Examination of Multistate Date form Pregnancy Risk Assessment...

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Dr. Ahmed Arif co-authors paper on the role of diet in contracting Epstein-Barr virus infection
April 14, 2015

The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), a member of the herpes virus family, is a common human virus that has been shown to be related to several medical conditions such as infectious mononucleosis, Burkitt’s lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma, and nasopharyngeal carcinoma; yet, there is limited information...

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Public Health Leader to Address Partnerships Between Universities and Communities
March 17, 2015

It’s hard to overstate the intimacy of the relationship between a university and the community that surrounds it. In many ways, each is the product of the other. A school’s unique culture and feel naturally emerges from the area in which it resides; cities grow and progress by...


UNC Charlotte MHA Program Climbs to #34 in Latest US News & World Report Rankings
March 12, 2015

UNC Charlotte MHA Program Climbs to #34 in Latest US News & World Report Rankings We couldn’t have done it without you! More evidence that we’re building a great foundation here at UNC Charlotte and moving the program in the right direction. We’ve just received word that in the latest (...


Inaugural Panel on Mecklenburg County Minority Health Disparities to Meet
February 10, 2015

North Carolina ranked 37th in a recent state-by-state assessment of the nation’s health. While public health solutions are very rarely defined by a single action or small series of actions, efforts to address the needs of vulnerable and underserved populations will play an important role...


MHA Program at 2015 ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership, March 16-19
February 2, 2015

The UNC Charlotte MHA Program continues to grow its presence at ACHE’s Annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership.  We have seen an increase in UNC Charlotte MHA students, alumni, and community partners traveling to Congress over the past several years.  This March, the MHA program is...


UNC Charlotte Goes Red with the American Heart Association
January 29, 2015

The Graduate Public Health Association is hosting a Go Red Event with the American Heart Association to bring awareness to heart health for college students! Come by for blood pressure checks, trail mix, stress reduction tips, fitness assessments, and a photobooth! Each attendee will receive a swag...


North Carolina Representative Beverly Earle, Health Disparities Distinguished Lecture: Advancing Science, Policy, and Practice
January 29, 2015

The Inaugural North Carolina Representative Beverly Earle Health Disparities Distinguished Lecture: Advancing Science, Policy, & Practice event will be held on Friday, February 27, 2015 at the UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services, CHHS 155 from 10AM-4PM. The lecture event is in...


Culture, the Environment, and Health in Film
January 7, 2015

Film Series:  Culture, the Environment and Health - Building an Understanding of Place through Film.  All are welcome to join us for five outstanding films – and they are free!  These films are made available through the Chancellor’s Diversity Challenge Fund and organized by the...


Dr. Bill Saunders and Dr. Elizabeth Racine Help Cabarrus County Community Leaders Tackle Childhood Obesity
December 4, 2014

UNC Charlotte Public Health researchers Dr. Bill Saunders and Dr. Elizabeth Racine have partnered up with Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast and Cabarrus County community stakeholders to develop a childhood obesity action plan. Recent numbers suggest that 23% of children in the U.S....